If you prefer, you may print the forms and fill them out to bring with you to your first appointment, or our office will provide them and you can fill them in once you arrive for your appointment. If you plan to fill your forms at the office, we recommend that you arrive 15 minutes early to your appointment.
Please bring the following with you on the day of your appointment:
Completed registration forms
Current insurance cards
Co-pay for specialists as noted on your insurance card
Referrals from your primary care physician if your insurance requires one in order to see a specialist. (NOTE: Without a proper referral, payment will be due at the time of the office visit.)
A list of medications and eye drops that you are currently taking
If you usually wear contact lenses, please wear your glasses instead. If you must wear your contact lenses, please bring your own case and lens solution.
A valid photo identification card
Your eyes will be dilated for the examination. Dilation may cause blurry vision or light sensitivity. We recommend bringing sunglasses. If you do not have sunglasses, disposable sunglasses are available at the front desk.
About your office visit:
Expect that your eyes will be dilated for the examination. The dilation effect often lasts for several hours. We recommend having someone drive you.
Your eyes will be dilated for the examination. We recommend bringing sunglasses. If you do not have sunglasses, disposable sunglasses are available at the front desk.
Your visit may last between 1 and 3 hours depending on the type of evaluation and whether additional testing and treatment are necessary.
Diabetic patients should have a snack on hand.
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